Student interpretation of squash art:

Runs through Aug. 2. Reception, Aug. 5, 10 a.m.-noon. Library, 62 Main St. South.

Juried presidents’ show: Runs through Aug. 6. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3989 or visit

Exhibit of works by Dennis William Stuart: Runs through Sept. 2. Library, Main Street.

The Little Red Schoolhouse: Sundays through August, 2-4 p.m. Gaylord Road. Free. Donations accepted. Schoolhouse was built in 1740 and used until 1967.

Merwinsville Hotel: Sundays through August, 2-4 p.m., except Aug. 20. Brown’s Forge Road. Free. Hotel was built in 1843 and features authentically furnished station waiting room and museum of local memorabilia from early Gaylordsville families.

Brown’s Forge: Sundays through August, 2-4 p.m. Brown’s Forge Road about 1/4-mile beyond Merwinsville Hotel. Free. Forge was built in 1871 and has original blacksmithing tools.

Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 (film line). 860-354-9911 (office).

Bantam Cinema: 115 Bantam Lake Road (Route 209), Bantam. 860-567-1916 (box office). 860-567-0006 (show times).

AMC: Still River Corporate Center, 4-6 International Drive, Danbury. 888-AMC-4FUN.

Sherman Chamber Ensemble summer concert: Aug. 11: “Masterworks of the Piano Trio,” 8 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, intersection of routes 7 and 341. $30/general admission. $25/student and senior. Free/child 15 and under who is accompanied by a paying adult. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-5930.

Edwin Kinkade Concert series: Aug. 5: The Crossbones, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12: Songhorse, 7:30 p.m. Village Green. Bring blanket and/or lawn chair.

Concert with the Regulators: Aug. 5, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $10 in advance at or $15 at the door.

Sherman Chamber Ensemble summer concert series: Aug. 12: “Masterworks of the Piano Trio,” 8 p.m. Sept. 2, 8 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, Route 39. $30/general admission. $25/student and senior. Free/child 15 and under who is accompanied by a paying adult. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-5930.

Washington Friends of Music concert festival: Aug. 4 and 11, 5:30 p.m. At the meetinghouse on the town Green. Featuring New Baroque Soloists. $20/first-time guest. $10/student. $25 in advance or $30 at door. $90/four-concert package. For more information, call 860-868-9174.

Book sale: August: Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. September-October hours to be announced. Library, Main Street.

Tag sale: Aug. 4-5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Presented by Roger Sherman Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, intersection of routes 7 and 341.

Sidewalk Festival: Runs through Aug. 6. Downtown Kent. For more information, visit or call 860-592-0061.

Tag sale: Aug. 5, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by New Preston Women’s Club at community house, 27 Church St.

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Worship, 11-12:30 p.m. Future offerings: Aug. 6, 13, 20 and 27. Mid-week worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Future offerings: Aug. 9,. 16, 23 and 30. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Future offerings: Aug. 11 and 25. Screening: Aug. 19, 12:30-1:30 p.m., for children, and 1:30-2:30 p.m., for adults and families. At 25 Church St. For more information, email

Paradice Cruisers cruise night: Tuesdays, 5 p.m.-dusk. Between Panera Bread and Webster Bank at Litchfield Crossings, Route 7 South.

English Café: Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. Open to adult ESL students. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

50th anniversary family picnic: Aug. 6, 1-4 p.m. Pratt Nature Center, Papermill Road. $20/family up to five people, and $5 for each additional person. For more information, call 860-355-3137.

Jazz barbecue and picnic: Aug. 6, 3 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. Featuring music of the Bearcats and award-winning barbecue of Probate Judge Marty Landgrebe. $20 for concert, plus additional $15 for dinner. For more information, visit

Grand opening of renovated Lynn Deming Park: Aug. 7, noon-2 p.m. Lynn Deming Park, 134 Candlewood Lake Road North.

Garden Club meeting and program about Monarch butterflies: Aug. 8, 1 p.m. At Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road. Program about butterflies with Joy Gaiser.

Parenting support and education group for young parents: Aug. 8 and 22, 3-4 p.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For parents and expectant parents 23 and under. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.

Living Without a Partner bereavement group: Aug. 8 and 22,10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Multimedia and introduction to indigenous music: Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Aug. 10: with Donald Hicks of North Sky Photography, 8 a.m. Aug. 17: with Dave Seegers of Hudson Valley Preservation, 8 a.m. Meets at 19 Main venue, 19 Main St.

Communication-skills workshop tailored for college students preparing to return in the fall: Aug. 10, 6-8:30 p.m. Makery Coworking, 20 Bank St. With Tony Vengrove. $125. Includes assessment profile, interaction guide and pizza dinner. For more information and RSVP, email

Summer craft show: Aug. 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hosted by Local Artists Group at 25 Church St.

Animal Welfare Society pet thrift shop: Aug. 12, Sept. 9 and Oct. 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road.

Connecticut Clay Artists show and sale: Opening reception, Aug. 12, 4-7 p.m. Open Fridays through Sundays, noon-5 p.m. at Gallery 25, railroad station, Railroad Street.

New Milford Art Walk: Aug. 12, 1-5 p. m. Downtown New Milford. Maps of participating artists and businesses will be available at the New Milford Art Depot, 11 Railroad St.

“Second Saturday Stars” - “Solar Eclipses and the Great American Eclipse of 2017”: Aug. 12, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South.

Sunset Celebration: Aug. 5, 6-8 p.m. Hosted by Roxbury Land Trust at Gavel Family Farm Preserve on Dorothy Diebold Lane, near the intersection of Router 317. Bring picnic, and blankets or lawn chairs. For more information, call 860-350-4148.

Blood drive in memory of Julia Malsin: Aug. 5, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Holy Trinity Church, Sherman Center. To make an appointment, call 800-733-2767.

HORSE showing: Aug. 5, 1-3 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. Includes tack sale, noon-3 p.m.

Story walk for families: Aug. 6, 10-11 a.m. Co-sponsored by Steep Rock Association and Gunn Memorial Library at Macricostas Preserve, 124 Christian St. For more information and RSVP, visit or call the office at 860-868-9131.

Screening and discussion on film adaptations of William Shakespeare’s plays: Aug. 7: “Henry V” (1989), 1 p.m. Aug. 14: “Twelfth Night” (1995), 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7586.

“On the Paths of Genius: Finding Frederick Law Olmsted in Connecticut”: Aug. 10, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With David Leff, local author, poet historian and past recipient of the Olmsted Scholars Award. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

“Zombie Prom”: Fridays-Saturdays through Aug. 5, 8 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $28/reserved seating. $23/student and military personnel with ID. For more information, call 860-350-6863.

“The Saga of the Prospector’s Daughter, Or She Was Only a Miner’s Minor”: Aug. 10-12 and 17-19. Doors open, 7 p.m. for dining. Show, 8 p.m. Presented by Dramalites of Washington at 661 Washington Road, Woodbury. $22/chair at cabaret table of four or $20/chair if full table reserved. $20/stadium seat in back row. For more information and tickets, visit